For Sale


Imported Bees: Readers are reminded of the BBKA’s policy to discourage the importation of queen bees and colonies from outside the UK. Prospective purchasers should satisfy themselves of the origin of bees offered for sale.

BUMBLE BEE POSTER – 22 BUMBLES

£7.75 in tube (22¾”x15 ½”). From BBB, Ash View, Much Birch HR2 8HP. Tel: 01981 540907 list 173 now available

C ARDEN (BOOKSELLER)

Specialist in beekeeping books; new titles, out of print and antiquarian books. Books bought and sold. If we don’t have what you want, we can try to find it for you. Tel: 01497 820 471 (Hay on Wye, Powys). Website: www.ardenbooks.co.uk

 

No honey for sale this month

 

 

FOUR DOUBLE BROOD BEE HIVES
National frames in WBC hives, with bees and 2 supers, 6 lifts, Varroa floor and queen excluder. £260 each. Buyer collects. (Middlesex) Tel: 0208 5787392.

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INSTRUMENTAL INSEMINATION
of Queen Bees. Training and Equipment. Michael Collier, Cornbrook Cottage, Nash, Ludlow, Shropshire SY8 3AU. Tel: 01584 890236

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NEW NATIONAL OBSERVATION HIVE
£150 see-through model. Visit: observationhives.co.uk or tel: 01584 831309

BEEKEEPER CLOTHING

Affordable clothing for the beekeeper in white, coloured and camouflage. Infant to XXL. Full Suit under £50. Visit www.thebeeshop.co.uk

 

Imported Bees: Readers are reminded of the BBKA’s policy to discourage the importation of queen bees and colonies from outside the UK. Prospective purchasers should satisfy themselves of the origin of bees offered for sale. BUYING BEES? When buying live bees or queens you should satisfy yourself as to their origin and health. Advice is available from the National Bee Unit (Guidance note: Advice for Obtaining Honey Bees) and from the BBKA (BBKA Standard Nucleus Guidance Notes). Also see the article Buying and Selling Bees by Ken Basterfield in the February 2012 Bee Craft.

TWENTY-PLUS COLONIES’ WORTH

of Smith equipment; David Pearce varroa floors to Snelgrove boards (this is Somerset!) Cleaned, scorched and ready for use. Proceeds to Marie Curie Nurses. Details: pauledwards@waitrose.com, 01935 864413

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Becky's Beezzzs

Imported Bees: Readers are reminded of the BBKA’s policy to discourage the importation of queen bees and colonies from outside the UK. Prospective purchasers should satisfy themselves of the origin of bees offered for sale.

BUYING BEES? When buying live bees or queens you should satisfy yourself as to their origin and health. Advice is available from the National Bee Unit (Guidance note: Advice for Obtaining Honey Bees) and from the BBKA (BBKA Standard Nucleus Guidance Notes). Also see the article Buying and Selling Bees by Ken Basterfield in the February 2012 Bee Craft.
NEAR NATIVE BEES IN NUCS
South Wales area. Will deliver within 25 miles of Rhoose. Tel: 01446 713442 or 01437 899809.
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MATED QUEENS, COURSES
National and Langstroth nucs, also packages. Contact: buckfastyorkshirebees.co.uk
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5-FRAME OVERWINTERED NUCLEI

available from April. Later nucs with 2017 Queens. Price £150, travelling box included. Delivery only within 25-mile radius of Kingston, Surrey. Tel: 020 8942 1851.
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FIVE-FRAME NUCLEI
National frames £175 (Surrey). Tel: 020 8605 0331 or e-mail: ma.rowe@btopenworld.com
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MATED BRITISH BUCKFAST QUEENS

Available from mid June till mid July. Reserve yours now www.honeybeesuppliers.co.uk tel: 01608 737190 e-mail: info@honeybeesuppliers.co.uk

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OVERWINTERED BEES
available early April in National hives and nuclei. 2017 nuclei available June. Tel: 07766 097172, e-mail: bees@beefarm.co.uk

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SIX-FRAME NATIONAL POLY NUCS
Ready to order March onwards. £175. www.beespokebeehives.co.uk. Tel: 07731 869442 (Brecon)

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BEES IN NATIONALS
with 1 super, £150 (Lincs) Tel: 01406 363914
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NATIONAL NUCS AND PACKAGES
Richard Lindsey e-mail: richardhoneyman217@gmail.com Tel: 07472 227358
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TEN NATIONAL HIVES WITH BEES ON A SECURE SITE
in a pick-your-own farm in Enfield. The farm grows a variety of fruit and vegetables and has a shop which sells over 1,500lbs of the beekeeper’s honey per year. Plenty of room to increase the number of hives. Offers please, phone: 01279 771351 or e-mail: mh@friars.eclipse.co.uk.
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OVERWINTERED 6-FRAME NUCS
2016 queens. £160. Collection only (Devon). Tel: 01409 253653 e-mail: hillviewhoney@aol.co.uk
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NATIONAL POLLY NUCS
Over wintered. Ready March/April £175 (Suffolk). Tel: 07795 620647
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ESTABLISHED OVER WINTERED COLONIES
with 2016 marked queens in temporary polystyrene hives for £150 or swap 12 WBC lifts per colony. Mark Gale Tel: 07900 578877 e-mail: info@surreyhoney.co.uk
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BEES IN NEW NATIONAL HIVES
2016 Queens. £200. For more details phone Peter on Tel: 01733 700669 Mobile: 07591 339548
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SIX COLONIES OF HONEYBEES
in National hives. 2016 queens with queen excluder and supers. £200 each. Tel: 0191 2 52 7359 (Tyne & Wear).
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BEESWAX SKIN CARE

Skin creams and soap made with beeswax and honey. www.treesandbees.uk

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